Alimentary lipemia is enhanced in fiber-fed rats.

The effect of dietary fiber on the pattern of postprandial lipemia was examined in two studies with male Wistar rats. In the first study, groups of rats were killed after food deprivation (0 h) or 1, 4.5 or 8.5 h after a high fat test meal containing either cellulose (CL) or oat bran (OB). Plasma triglycerides (TG) were higher in the OB group at 4.5 h… (More)